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Melanie Kost


Melanie Kost

Children's Ministry Director

Life before Century Baptist...

She has lived in Bismarck her entire life. She graduated from Mary College (now U of Mary) with a Bachelor's degree in Elementary Music. She began attending Century Baptist Church while in college, and has been a member since 1986. In 2001, after almost 14 years of working for a local hospital, she found herself answering a call to provide some direction to the children's ministry at CBC.

Passion & Role at Century Baptist Church...

A little bit of everything, but currently, her focus centers around ways to resource, encourage and equip parents who desire to raise their children to become spiritual champions.

Children--first, making sure their basic needs are met, and then helping them see that they have value because God created them, loves them and has a plan for their life.

Her Life Verses...

Phil 4:13

Family Lifeā€¦

She and her husband, Keith, were married in 1986. Keith is the Executive Director of Steer, Inc., a unique organization that partners with farmers and ranchers across the USA to raise money for mission organizations worldwide. Bethany and Zachary, their children, are also Jesus followers and are anxious to see God's plan for their lives unfold.

Things you might not know...

She makes a great pot of knoephla soup, likes everything "plain", and has the most organized office of anyone on the team (NOT!!!)